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The Holy Qur’an and Messianism (Mahdawiyyat)

The Holy Qur’an and Messianism (Mahdawiyyat)
QUESTION:Which verse of the Noble Qur’an can be cited regarding the authority (wilayat) of the twelve Imams (peace be upon them) and the just government of Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his return) and the supremacy of Islam over the world?ANSWER:The verses from whose purport it is understood that the twelve Imams—may Allah elevate their word—have authority and Imamah are many in number.Among them is the verse:إِنَّمَا ...

Can you please introduce some methods in which we can improve and optimize our memory according to the traditions (Ahadith)?

Can you please introduce some methods in which we can improve and optimize our memory according to the traditions (Ahadith)?

The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?

The baby who is born from a Muslim couple, primarily is he a Muslim or a human?
Human,s humanity is inborn, for this reason, contrary to his being Muslim which is not inborn and it is given to him, his humanity is indispensable in him. Moreover, a human can imagine that he is not Muslim like many other Muslims that are living in this world.so the child who is born from a human is innately human, but so long as he is not seven years old and hasn,t accepted Islam officially, he is not Muslim, however if his father, mother or ...

Fasting and weakness: The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa

Fasting and weakness: The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s Fatwa
Question: Can a person who is unable to fast in the month of Ramadhan and is weak, ...

Who is Allah?

Who is Allah?
Who is Allah?Allah is an Arabic-word for: The One and Only Deity/ God,Islam is the only religion that can describe themselves as True-monotheists, why?In Islam, we do not believe in anthropomorphism (i.e. attributing human-facets to The Divine One)In the Old Testament, in Genesis it says:26 And God said; Let us make man in our image, after our likeness : and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over ...

There are narrations even in the Shiite books that forbid building any edifices including mosques around and over graves. In the existence of such narration, how is it possible to justify construction of burial chambers and tombs over the graves of the im

There are narrations even in the Shiite books that forbid building any edifices including mosques around and over graves. In the existence of such narration, how is it possible to justify construction of burial chambers and tombs over the graves of the im
There are narrations even in the Shiite books that forbid building any edifices including mosques around and over graves. In the existence of such narration, how is it possible to justify construction of burial chambers and tombs over the graves of the imams (AS)?questionI have read traditions which frankly forbid building any structures, burial chambers and tombs over graves. For instance, it has been reported in "Man La Yahzaruhu al-Faqih" and ...

The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music

The Holy Quran and Hadith on Music
By: A. H. SheriffAfter briefly explaining the evil effects of Music and dance, now time has come to give here some of the ayats of the Qur’an and some of the traditions of the Holy Prophet (S) and Imams (a.s.) on this subject.Here are four Ayats of the Qur’an which forbid the Muslims from indulging into music."So abstain from the pollution of the idols and abstain from false vain words." [22:30].The Arabic word "Zoor" has several ...

The unity of the Divine creative power [khāliqiyyah]

The unity of the Divine creative power [khāliqiyyah]
2. The unity of the Divine creative power [khāliqiyyah] The unity of the Divine creative power is one of the degrees of monotheism which is acknowledged by both reason [‘aql] and revelation [naql]. In the parlance of reason, we in relation to God represent a ‘contingent’ [imkānī] order which is devoid of any sort of perfection [kamāl] and beauty [jamāl], and whatever a thing possesses originally emanates from the fountain of the ...

Imam Ali’s answers to what is most important

Imam Ali’s answers to what is most important
“I will ask you four questions, so give me their answers”:-What is compulsory, and what is most compulsory?-What is amazing, and what is most amazing?Imam Ali answered:-What is close-by is The Day of Judgement, and what is most close-by is DEATH!-What is difficult is the Grave and what is most difficult is Leaving this world without Provision (for it)!Oh my Lord, whoever opens this ...

How is it possible to get rid of obsession with cleanness and uncleanness?

How is it possible to get rid of obsession with cleanness and uncleanness?
[16] Tawdhih al-Masail (with annotation) [together with Treatises of other Maraje'], vol.2, p. 926.[17] For further information about views of religious authorities see: Mahmoodi, Sayyid Mohsen, Masail Jadid az Didgah Ulama wa Maraje' Taqlid, vol.4, p. 145, Sahib al-Zaman Publications, 2nd edition, 1384 (Persian calendar).[18] Ibid, vol.1, p. 133 and 134.[19] ...

Book of Allah says. So, such traditions must be regarded as groundless.

Book of Allah says. So, such traditions must be regarded as groundless.
Book of Allah says. So, such traditions must be regarded as groundless.[1] j. Shaykh Ḥurr al-‘Āmilī (d. 1104 AH), says: A researcher of history and hadīth knows well that on account of the tawātur of traditions and narrations of thousands of the Companions, the Qur’an is intact and fixed and has been compiled with utter accuracy and arranged in the lifetime of the Prophet (ṣ).[2] k. The great researcher, Kāshif al-Ghiṭā’, ...

Observing the limits of Tajweed in Salaat/the Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer

Observing the limits of Tajweed in Salaat/the Grand Ayatollah Shobairi’s answer
The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi Zanjani answered a question about observing the limits of Tajweed (rules for correct recitation of the holy Quran) in Salaat. Question: To what limits Tajweed needs to be observed in Salaat? The Grand Ayatollah Shobairi: Observing the correct pronunciation and the right movements of the letters to an acceptable level are needed, but observing those groups of rules of Tajweed which make the recitation more beautiful, ...

Who was Salah al-Din Ayyubi? How did he become the champion of the wars against crusaders? What was his origin? Why and how did he destroy the Fatimid government?

Who was Salah al-Din Ayyubi? How did he become the champion of the wars against crusaders? What was his origin? Why and how did he destroy the Fatimid government?

Why did the holy Prophet used to cheer Imam Hasan (AS) when Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together? Was Imam Hasan liked more by Prophet?

Why did the holy Prophet used to cheer Imam Hasan (AS) when Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together? Was Imam Hasan liked more by Prophet?
" Imam Hussein (AS) and Imam Hasan (AS) were wrestling together before the messenger of Allah, and Prophet was cheering and heartening Imam Hasan (AS) and was telling him to take hold of Imam Hussein (AS). The messenger of Allah said: I am cheering Hasan, because the "Gabriel" is cheering Hussein, and he is telling Hussein to take hold of Hasan. ...

Birth Control

Birth Control
1 Question: What is Grand Ayatollah Sistani's fatwa on the use of IUD and pills by a woman to prevent pregnancy? Answer: It is permissible for a woman to use Intrauterine Devices (IUD) and other birth control devices provided that they do not pose serious harm to the woman’s health and that the insertion of the device does not involve a harãm act, such as the male touching or looking at the private parts of the woman’s body that are ...

Friday Prayer

Friday Prayer
1 Question: There are two mosques in one city and Friday prayer is held in both of them? Given that they are very close to each other, is the prayer valid? Answer: If the distance between the two mosques is one Farsakh (5/5km approximately) or more, the prayers are in order. 2 Question: Is one entitled to object to the holding of Friday prayer by claiming that the marjas of the Muslims in Najaf and Qum do not establish it, while ...

Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains some rulings regarding puberty

Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains some rulings regarding puberty
Grand Ayatollah Sistani explains some rulings regarding puberty:   Question: How is puberty confirmed? Answer: Puberty in males could be confirmed if one of three signs was present.1. First: Completion of fifteen lunar calendar years of age (equal to 14 years and seven months and fifteen days of the solar calendar).2. Second: Ejaculation through sexual intercourse or seminal discharge while awake or asleep.3. Third: The presence of pubic ...

Seeking This World VS. Seeking the Hereafter (Akhirah)

 Seeking This World VS. Seeking the Hereafter (Akhirah)
How does Islam view the relation between this world and the hereafter (Akhirah)? Does Islam consider them as two completely separate and different matters? How does Islam describe people who only strive for this world in comparison to the people who strive for the hereafter? 1- Amir al-Mu'minin (PBUH) said: 'One who seeks this world, then death shall look for him/her till it takes him/her out of this world; and one who seeks the hereafter, then ...

What is the meaning of "Shaf'a Prayer" and what is its relationship with intercession?

What is the meaning of
We perform namaz-e shaf' as part of namaz-e tahajjud; does shaf' in this instance refer to intercession or good health?Concise answerThe word "shaf'" literally means adding something to something else. It also means "even" as opposed to odd. The Quranic verse says "wash-shaf'a wal-watr" in which "shaf' means even while "watr" means "one".[1] " Shafa'ah" (intercession) is derived from "shaf'" which means adding something to something ...

Islam And Medicine

Islam And Medicine
lslam is the religion of all times and places.It is a perfect system of temporal values. By practicing its laws Muslims all over the world not only attain spirituality but the pinnacle of all other glories and gain the wealth of health. There is a great inter-relationship between modern medicine and some of our Islamic teachings.Every word of Qur'an is in fact an experience of great reality and science is just an effort made towards this ...